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    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)
    Feb27

    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)

    In memory of Boris Nemtsov, a hero not only of his country but of what I would call the Democratic International, I would like to offer a few broad conclusions that I have drawn from the horror of his fate. These are all sobering conclusions; but our times are schooling us in a new sobriety about history. We are learning, too, to be more sober...

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea
    Feb27

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea

    REUTERS/Kyla Gifford/U.S. Air Force Photo/Handout via ReutersVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) – Senior U.S. defense officials voiced concern about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions on Friday as they toured American missile defense sites a day after watching the military test-fire its second intercontinental ballistic missile...

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga parbat
    Feb27

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga parbat

    ISLAMABAD (AFP) -Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistans Killer Mountain and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a mountaineering official said Friday.Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat, Karrar Haidri,...

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting
    Feb27

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting

    Two years ago, Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution sought to do away with a corrupt oligarchy and put the country on the path toward a Western-style democratic society. But the reform-minded government is now under pressure as corruption persists and Russia shows no signs of letting up its attempts to destabilize the country. VOA Europe...

    Exiles from the Crimea make a new life in Lviv
    Feb27

    Exiles from the Crimea make a new life in Lviv

    When Russia annexed Crimea, many from the Tatar minority fled, fearing oppression …read more Source: The Irish...

    He Killed for the Maidan
    Feb27

    He Killed for the Maidan

    Here’s why my news organization decided to shed some light on a dark moment in Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth
    Feb27

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth

    AFP | Ukrainian children’s doctor Oleg Skavysh pulls five tramcars over a stretch of 14 meters (46 feet) in Lviv on February 26, 2016 LVIV, UKRAINE: All it took was a steel cable and a set of very strong front teeth. A Ukrainian children’s doctor pulled five tramcars over a stretch of 14 metres (46 feet) Friday in a stunt in Lviv...

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom
    Feb27

    How Moscow Is Subverting Ukraine’s Bid for Freedom

    Putin would hate for Ukraine’s revolution to succeed. Here’s what he’s doing to make sure it won’t. …read more Source: Foreign...

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid
    Feb26

    US: Sophisticated attackers hacked Ukrainian electric grid

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A U.S. investigation found that a December hack on the Ukrainian power grid was coordinated and highly sophisticated.The report released Thursday offers a detailed look at one of the first cyberattacks to succeed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government
    Feb26

    Northern Canada Holds Promising Potential For Trudeau Government

    During Justin Trudeau’s election campaign and his first 100 days in government, four themes have emerged – infrastructure investment, reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and the Inuit, climate change, and multilateral engagement in foreign policy – areas that converge in the North.The first 100 days of the new Trudeau government have...